Teddy E. Parker of Leasburg, Missouri was born Monday, September 12, 1960 at St. Louis, Missouri to Walter and Georgiann Parker and passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the age of 59 years.
Teddy worked as a boiler maker for many years for Local #27 Union. He retired in 2015 from Holsum Cement Plant. Teddy spent hours treasure hunting. Whether he was using his metal detector, hunting for arrowheads or dumpsters diving. Teddy was always looking for a treasure.
He enjoyed reading, dancing, playing cards, making people laugh, traveling and he always wanted to be on the go.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Georgiann Parker; and brother-in-law, Jeff Alexander.
He is survived by his children, Danny and Johnny Parker of Leasburg, Missouri; three grandchildren, Breanna, Keenan and Eleanore; father, Walter Parker; two sisters, Terry Alexander of Rolla, Missouri and Tina Parker of St. James, Missouri; three brothers, Charlie and wife Winnie Parker of St. James, Missouri, Mike and wife Michelle Brown of Joplin, Missouri and Eric and wife Carrie Brown of Rolla, Missouri; former daughter-in-law, Donna Parker of Cuba, Missouri; best friend, Erin Gray of Leasburg, Missouri; special friend, Annelle Leassner of Cuba, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Tom Campbell officiating and eulogy by Erin Gray. Special recorded music was “Here We Go Again,” “Wish You Were Here” and “Crimson and Clover.”
Interment and prayers followed at the Lea Cemetery in Leasburg, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.